Nick Takénobu Ogawa. Takénobu means”Iron-Will” in Japanese. The name Takénobu is the combination of the Kanji in his father and grandfather’s names.
He started taking cello lessons when were 6 years old. He had been producing his own music and spent a year living in Kyoto, Japan when he had 20, and during that time focused primarily on improving hiself as a cellist, and singer.